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Austin Motel

1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704 (South Austin)
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Austin Motel
Ranked #84 of 182 hotels in Austin
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, NM
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

If you need 600 sq ft in your room, look elsewhere. However if you want a clean place with sub $100 rooms and a fantastic So. Co. location, this is it. Not the Taj Mahal , but who cares. You can walk to dozens of places. It is quiet and the bed comfortable. No closet or dresser for your stuff,... More

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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Old school motel in the heart of the action on South Congress! You can walk to great music and food spots. The room was small but clean and comfy. The staff was pleasant and helpful. They could stand to add a couple of electric outlets as there was only one and it was controlled by the wall switch. Also needs... More

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London
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72 reviews 72 reviews
54 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

It was located in a sweet spot on South Congress - not far from great places to eat, the Continental Club and a stroll to see the famous bats, an easy 20-minute walk from downtown. It was really good value for money and the staff were all friendly and sweet. Our room had a cute but dorky seaside theme with... More

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Only stayed one night, and due to the bed, was glad it was *only* one night! Bed would best be described as lumpy, with springs that groaned. Bathroom was tiny but clean, with a door that swung open of its own accord if not completely pulled shut. Towels were small and threadbare. Wifi patchy. Swimming pool area had old and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

if you like to use tissues not for you, we had to use a roll of toilet paper. If you like soft absorbent towels, not for you. If this is the totally Austin experience (per Southern Living mag) it's not for my group. Its old, had shag carpet from the 60's and towels that were worn to the bone. Sheet... More

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Bethlehem, PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Yes, the Austin Motel is Kitschy and Retro but it is very Clean and Comfortable and Reasonably Priced. I just visited Austin again on business (Love Austin!) and I stayed at the Austin Motel for two nights. I really enjoy the South Congress (SoCo) neighborhood because of the restaurants and the vibe. The Austin Motel is right in the middle... More

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Boston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Couldn't have been in a better location. Historic, old & nostalgic property on South Congress. Stayed for 2 nights on the way from LA to Boston and liked the easy walking access to the restaurants, shops and nightspots. The funky pool was a nice feature in the 100 degree heat & nearly 100% humidity. Definitely worth a stop!

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San Diego, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This past weekend, my wife and I had the privilege of visiting Austin, TX. We looked at a significant number of other hotels, but on the advice of a friend, chose the Austin Motel for our four night stay (Thursday through Monday). I'm very happy that we did. The motel has been in operation for 75 years and is part... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Down-to-Earth motel. When you're tired of ultra modern, ultra chrome, and the uber-perfect styles, try out the Austin Motel. Each room feels like a guest room in your favorite friend's house. The suites are more decked out, but still comfy. They are nestled in an absolutely PERFECT part of Austin, Texas. Stay here and you've got coffee and wi-fi in... More

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Severna Park, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Stayed here for a girls weekend with some friend from Seattle. This hotel is walking distance to nightlife, shopping and great restaurants/bars. The room was clean and comfortable the one that I stayed in over looked the terrific pool. Would recommend this to my friends and anyone who wants to experience Austin.

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Additional Information about Austin Motel

Also Known As:
Austin Hotel Austin
Austin Hotel
Address: 1220 S. Congress St., Austin, TX 78704
Location: United States > Texas > Austin > South Austin
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Austin
#84 Romantic Hotel in Austin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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